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USQ Human Research Ethics Committee

The University of Southern Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee (USQ HREC) is established and operates in accordance with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, 2007 (updated 2018).

USQ HREC meeting dates

***Please note the USQ HREC Expedited review pathway will be shut from Monday 29 November 2021 until Tuesday 1 February 2022***

2021 Human Research Ethics Committee meeting dates

Submission date (close of business) Meeting date (scheduled time: 12:30pm)
Tuesday 9 February Tuesday 9 March
Tuesday 16 March Tuesday 13 April 
Tuesday 20 April Tuesday 18 May
Tuesday 25 May Tuesday 22 June
Tuesday 29 June Tuesday 27 July
Tuesday 3 August Tuesday 31 August
Tuesday 7 September Tuesday 5 October
Tuesday 12 October  Tuesday 9 November
Tuesday 16 November  Tuesday 6 December 

The USQ HREC has vacancies in the following member categories

Category Minimum criteria
 Community Member
  • not affiliated with USQ
  • does not currently engage in medical, scientific, legal or academic work.
Pastoral carer
  •  performs a pastoral care role in the community. For example, an Aboriginal Elder, a minister of religion.
  • registered to practice law in Australia 

Email for further information on the University of Southern Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee (USQ HREC).